Title Do Open Access Electronic Theses and Dissertations Diminish Publishing Opportunities in the Social Sciences and Humanities? Authors/Affiliations Marisa L. Ramirez Digital Repository Librarian, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo Joan T. Dalton Associate University Librarian, University of Windsor Gail McMillan Director, Digital Library and Archives, Virginia Tech Max Read Associate Director of Student […]
New White Paper from ProQuest: Scholarly Publishing: “Extending the Reach and Impact of Graduate Works”
The focus is on dissertations. “Extending the Reach and Impact of Graduate Works” (PDF) by Austin McLean, Director of Scholarly Publishing at ProQuest Included in the 16 page white paper is a discussion about alternative sources for dissertations, digital repositories, and open access on pages 11-15.
From ProQuest: Best-selling graduate works are based on an analysis of sales results, search queries, and customer service inquiries of the chosen titles. Each spring the best-selling dissertations from the previous year are announced to the scholars, libraries, and researchers. This year the list has expanded to include the best selling master’s theses. ProQuest/UMI Dissertation […]